THE ROLLING STONES Let It Bleed LP Decca 1969 1A 1A Mono UK 1st Press!

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Auction Details:
Code ID
#365394
Ebay Item #
224441584150
Sold Price
$996.62
Bids
34
Auction End date
30 Apr 2021
Seller Location
North Wales

Item Description

Hi, and welcome to psych_out! auctions!!!
I've collected 50's, 60's, and early 70's records of almost every genre - Psych, Prog, Psychedelic Funk, Soul, Rhythm 'n' Blues, Pop, Folk, Garage, Acid, Freakbeat, Rock, Jazz e.t.c and everything in between for all my life!!! Obviously, 90% of the LP's I've ever gotten hold of are completely trashed from the hard living ways and the rock 'n' roll, drug and booze fuelled debauchery of all the wild parties of the times, but the golden 10%? Reluctantly, I've decided to offer them to all of you serious record collectors out there!!! I'm currently trying to set up a record label so unfortunately personal sacrifices have to be made when it comes to my collection, resulting in GREAT benefits for all you shrewd bidders and serious connosieurs of TRUE solid gold music history out there!!! Make no mistake, I'll try my best to consistently offer some of the VERY BEST records available on ebay, many which have taken me YEARS to find!!!
I aim to put a weekly batch up (time permitting) every Wednesday, all timed to end 10 days later on Saturday night. I'll only ever offer THE BEST, MOST AMAZINGMOST IMPORTANTVERY RAREST UK 1ST PRESS ORIGINAL RELEASE RECORDS I've got!!! I won't insult you with later 2nd pressings unless they are of exceptional quality and rarity. I'm sure you love good music as much as me, especially when it's a 1st Press LP, direct from the master tape, as the musicians intended it to be heard (none of this "digitally remastered",weak reissued, remixed rubbish from hired hands with one eye on the mixing desk and the other on the clock! If these session men really knew how genius should sound, surely they would've been geniuses themselves?! There will only ever be one Hendrix, and that's just a tiny example).
I try to be one of the best sellers on ebay and would like to thank all of you potential bidders for your support and taste in music!!! I strictly grade all LP's I list, visually and sonically using the UK RRPG standards as customer satisfaction is highly important to me, and I'll always do my very best not to let you down. Be sure to add me to your favourite sellers list and check my auctions frequently as i'll be listing some gems that you just WON'T want to miss out on!!!
I think that's everything, so let the auction commence!!!
Title : The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed
Label & Year : Original Ultra Rare "Unboxed" Decca LK 5025 LP , UK OUTRAGEOUSLY RARE 100% Complete earliest 1A 1A 1969 Mono 1st Press!!! IMPOSSIBLY HARD TO FIND!!!
Was released pretty much as an after thought to satisfy a tiny amount of pre-orders - Mono was all but dead by 1969!!!
Matrix's : Side A : XARL-9363.P-1A (1  A) , Side B : XARL-9364.P-1A (1  U I)
Trivia : Delia Smith (well known british TV chef) baked that cake! 
NOW THIS IS A SERIOUS RARITY!!! AN EARLIEST EVER 1A 1A EXAMPLE 100% COMPLETE WITH OUTRAGEOUSLY RARE PROMO BOOK OF THIS INCREDIBLY RARE ICONIC 1ST PRESS ROCK CLASSIC!!! YOU MAY QUITE POSSIBLY NEVER GET THE CHANCE AGAIN!!! DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS PRICELESS PIECE OF ROCK HISTORY!!! TO FIND A COMPLETE 1A 1A EARLIEST UNBOXED MONO EDITION AT ALL IS INCREDIBLY HARD, BUT ONE AS STUNNING AS THIS AND WITH THE NEAR-MYTHICAL PROMOTIONAL CATALOGUE? IMPOSSIBLE!!!
IT'S SAID THAT ONLY THE FIRST ONE OR TWO HUNDRED EVER CAME WITH THIS PHENOMENALLY RARE BOOKLET, AND I'M INCLINED TO AGREE!!! THESE SIMPLY NEVER TURN UP!!! AND ONLY A MINISCULE FRACTION OF THOSE WILL HAVE SURVIVED - BARELY ANY HAVE EMERGED AT ALL OVER THE PAST FIVE+ DECADES!!! AND NOT ONLY THAT, THIS EXAMPLE HAS CLEARLY BARELY EVER LEFT THE SLEEVE WITH NO CREASING OR DULLING WHATSOEVER!!! UNBELIEVABLE!!!
The booklet is an amazing piece of rock 'n' roll history - 12 pages of BEYOND AWESOME pictures of the band and ALL their UK releases and tracklistings up to that point with mono and stereo cat numbers, a beautiful little paragraph at the start about the band and Brian, and hardcore Stones connoisseurs will notice that the Aftermath pic on the inside is of the shadow sleeve too!!! I love this band!!!)
AN ABSOLUTELY MAGNIFICENT BARELY PLAYED 100% COMPLETE EXAMPLE OF THIS MILESTONE IN ROCK!!! THE OUTRAGEOUS MONO MIX - HEAR THIS MASTERPIECE AS IT'S MEANT TO BE HEARD!!! RIDICULOUSLY RARE TO FIND ONE THAT'S 100% COMPLETE WITH EARLIEST UNCENSORED TOTALLY UNAGED AND TOTALLY UNSPLIT (FOR ONCE!!!) CUSTOM RED INNER, ORIGINAL STICKER AND PHENOMENALLY RARE UNUSED POSTER, LET ALONE ONE COMPLETE WITH THE SUPREMELY LIMITED PROMO BOOK!!! AND IF THAT WASN’T ENOUGH, THIS IS ALL IN FANTASTIC CONDITION - BARELY PLAYED WITH OUTSTANDING AUDIO AND AMAZINGLY UNAGED SLEEVE!!! NO HALF MOONS!!!
This incredibly rare unboxed Mono edition was released pretty much as an after thought to satisfy a tiny amount of pre-orders - Mono was all but dead by 1969!!! Do not miss out on this once in a lifetime unique opportunity to own an OUTSTANDING barely played 1A 1A 100% complete with astonishingly rare promo catalogue piece of iconic rock history - bid now!!!
About : Ultra Rare Original 1969 UK 1st Press!!! This MASSIVELY RARE LP initially sold barely anything (LP's were also really expensive to most people back then!!!) and therefore had a very small run, and is INCREDIBLY HARD TO FIND, especially in this condition!!! AN absolute classic LP from this incredible band!!! An astonishing album that really DESERVES to be in EVERY serious 60's / 70's record collection!!! Don't miss out on this MEGA RARE LP!!! If you like good music, bid now!!!
The LP :Labels :
Classic UK 1st Press red "Unboxed” Decca labels!!! Both sides are OUTSTANDING with NO real signs of age, NO graffiti, and NO writing OR tears whatsoever!!! Just has an absolutely TINY amount of ultra light spindle marks which suggests that this has barely been played at all!!! IMPOSSIBLE for a 52 year old record!!! Both must grade overall at least as Excellent+!!!


Record : Visual -


Spectacular Original 1969 UK 1st Press Vinyl!!! Nice bright, clean and shiny as if it was just pressed!!! Fantastic jet black mirror like surfaces, it looks FANTASTIC with NO nasty scratches, groovewear, or nasty deep scuffs whatsoever!!! The only blemishes off perfection are just one or two BARELY VISIBLE totally non-sounding cosmetic scuffs, a minor little shallow cosmetic pressing bubble near the end of side A (only causes just 3 or 4 ultra light mild rotational ticks, over in a flash with no skips or jumps whatsoever) a few of the lightest, wispy sleeve traces/cleaning lines (only visible in strong angled light) and only one or two ULTRA light non sounding hairlines from where it has sat or been removed from it's cover over the years!!! Of course, none of these ULTRA light blemishes affect smoothness of play AT ALL!!! MAGNIFICENT for a record of this age and rarity!!! You'll be amazed by how generally clean and unworn it is!!! Must grade overall at least as Very Good+++!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Record : Audio -


Thankfully, it plays AMAZINGLY with fantastic mono blast and clarity!!! It really sounds incredible with NO hisses, hops, distortion, skips OR sticks!!! Only like pretty much ALL records has just a small amount of ultra light ticks on very rare occasions, and possibly just the MEREST TOUCH of low level static in the rarest few and far between places such as on the run in grooves and between some tracks, but that's truly about it!!! The vast, vast, majority of the music is TRULY crystal clear - It really does play with a CD-like near black silence, but with that bass, depth, clarity and warmth you can only get from original UK 1st Press vinyl!!! EVEN the vast majority of the quiet sections!!! Absolutely ESSENTIAL!!! ASTONISHING for a record of this age and rarity!!! Must grade overall audibly at least as Excellent+!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not trashed or overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Sleeve :


Original UK 1st press front laminated "Upton" sleeve complete with MEGA RARE original unaged sticker still attached and original custom red INCREDIBLY RARE uncensored inner (stunningly unaged and astonishingly bright condition with NO writing, graffiti, grubbiness, ink rubbing OR seam splits whatsoever - UNBELIEVABLE), IMPOSSIBLY RARE poster (quite possibly never even left the sleeve - unused with NO pin holes or sign of any use whatsoever!!! ASTONISHING), and OUTRAGEOUSLY RARE supremely limited Promo book (OUTSTANDING condition - 100% intact with all pages perfectly intact and super strongly attached with just some very minor hints of ageing to show of it’s 52 years such as just mild touch of usual rusting to the staples and only a tiny little dot scuff to the bottom of the disc on the front (quite possibly from press) - ULTRA clean and bright with NO grubbiness, creasing, writing, graffiti, or staple tearing at all!!! 100% intact and looks as though it's quite possibly never even been read more than once or twice, if ever!!! NO creases, dulling, writing OR graffiti, OR ink rubbing whatsoever!!! PHENOMENAL)!!! IMPOSSIBLE to find this sleeve in anything approaching a good condition - most are spent, torn and worn due to age and the lifestyles of the buyers of this particular LP!!! This one is NOT, and looks INCREDIBLE, especially considering the nature of these fragile sleeves!!! NO tears, NO graffiti, NO grubbiness, NO seam splits OR edge rubbing, NO bad marks AT ALL, and still ULTRA strong and solid after all these years!!! Only has a few MEGA light signs of ageing such as only a small amount of ultra light edge creases (NO half moons) and the merest ghost of a record imprint, literally one or two of the slightest signs of age to the STILL ultra clean and unbelievably unaged back such as minor little dark ink patch to the top left (being very picky here, most likely from press - absolutely NO nasty stains, ugly grubbiness, ink rubbing, writing OR graffiti whatsoever), a touch of denting to the four corners which basically ALL vintage LP's have, and POSSIBLY (just to be sure!!!) one or two other minor signs of age here and there, though nothing that really stands out to note at all!!! And that's truly about it!!! An AMAZING sleeve, and a TRUE impossibility to find one as stunningly unaged as this - most have been virtually destroyed or are just about being held together, but not this one!!! You simply won't believe that this is 52 years old!!! It remains ultra strong, solid, undulled, unsplit and unspoilt, and even the spine remains ultra strong, solid, totally unsplit, and 100% readable!!! Must grade overall as Excellent!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not trashed or overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Summary : An OUTSTANDING 100% complete with IMPOSSIBLE promo book example of this PHENOMENALLY RARE classic Mono 1st Press LP!!! Hard to find in ANY condition, but SERIOUSLY RARE TO FIND ONE AS TRULY ASTONISHING AS THIS!!! YOU WILL NEVER GET THE CHANCE AGAIN, so don't miss out on this scarce opportunity to own a true piece of 60's/70's music history!!! Bid now!!!
Please take a look at all my other auctions for many other ultra rare classic LPs, and feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Thanks again for looking, it's truly appreciated!! Cheers!!!
I've realized that most countries have their own unique grading system. I base mine strictly on the UK RRPG grading system (occasionally with a + or a - to indicate the higher and lower ends of the grade, though I only use these if i'm having real trouble deciding!), so please check their chart for further clarity if you are unsure of what my grades mean. As a general rule, a mint record will be 100% perfect, an excellent record will be in fantastic clean condition with the occasional mild mark and minor use from the years, and a very good record will have noticeable, yet light visual markings and obvious signs of age and use, but will still remain clean with relatively light wear and will play fantastically well with plenty of life remaining in it. I very rarely offer records below the very good region unless they are of an EXCEPTIONAL rarity and playing quality...I hope this helps!
Postage and packing (UK bidders) will be £5.99 signed for for the first item, £2.00 for every item after that. Europe buyers, postage is £16.99 signed for for the first item, £2.00 for every item after that. Rest of the world buyers, postage is £21.99 signed for for the first item, £2.00 for every item after that (orders over £30 need to be sent signed for). Contact is expected to be made within a day, and payment expected within 3 days of the auction ending, otherwise you may lose priority over the item and it may be offered second chance to the under bidder or relisted e.t.c. Contact is king! UK bidders, I accept paypal or postal orders. International bidders, I accept Paypal or Bank Transfer! Unfortunately, I cant accept any other internet payment other than paypal. Please PLEASE get in touch via the ebay messaging system rather than opening a case if there’s any kind of problem, I will do my very best to sort it out.
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All my auctions start from a bare minimum price, so there is always plenty of opportunity for a bargain!
Please check my other auctions for many more of the rarest, most awesome Vinyl Record items ever!!!
Thanks for your time, happy bidding!
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